Now, everyone knows a major tell-tale sign you're in the friend zone is when a woman talks to you about another guy.So, at some point, I resolved I was having none of that.I used to have this rule back in high school and college.
Speaking specifically, “having none of that” meant not tolerating any conversation about a male not named Joseph.
Guy swipes right, makes small talk, extends a casual invite for drinks at a hip, dimly-lit bar.
Around, let's say, junior year, I realized I was too much of a “nice guy” (note: I mean a nice guy).
And as a “nice guy,” I was prone to falling into that abyss known as the friend zone.
Rebecca Plante, an associate professor at Ithaca College, has specialized in research on casual relationships, and says that this type of relationship can be beneficial. "Eros" lovers are lovers that are often struck by "Cupid's Arrow".